Stephanie Gutierrez: 21-year-old woman dies in Indian River County car accident

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. - The Indian River County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal car wreck involving a 21-year-old Vero Beach woman Sunday morning.

Deputies responded to the intersection of 12th Street and West 58th Avenue in response to an accident around 6:30 a.m.

Preliminary information suggests a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Stephanie Gutierrez was traveling west on 12th Street when the vehicle somehow veered off of the roadway.

Investigators say Gutierrez overcorrected to the left, sending the vehicle into a ditch.

The vehicle overturned onto its roof. Gutierrez, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene.

Robert Smith, a 25-year-old passenger received minor injuries.

He was transported to Indian River Hospital.


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